Cornell University

Union Days 2012

April 12-17, Ithaca Campus

"Is This Land Made for You and Me?" - The Labor Movement and the Public Good


Union Days Poster

Thursday, April 12

Occupy Wall Street and the Labor Movement
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, 229 ILR Conference Center
Informal discussion led by Assistant Professor Dorian Warren, Columbia University, and ILR alumni working in unions and active in the Occupy movement. Lunch provided.

Social Justice Career Fair
1:00 – 4:00pm, Ives Hall Second Floor Lobbies
Come explore careers in social justice with Cornell alumni and other representatives from labor and non-profit organizations.

Keynote Address

Is 'This Land Made for You and Me?' the Labor Movement and the Public Good"
4:30 – 6:00pm, 105 Ives Hall
Randi Weingarten, President, AFT
View the live lecture.

Friday, April 13

The Worker Institute at Cornell
12:00 – 1:30 PM, 423 ILR Conference Center
Learn about opportunities for students in classes, internships, and research in the new ILR institute! Lunch provided.

Tuesday, April 17

Film: "The Flaw"
7:00 PM, Cornell Cinema, Willard Straight Theatre
Documentary about the 2008 financial crash and the credit bubble that caused it.
Discussion follows with ILR Assistant Professor Louis Hyman, an expert on the economy and the credit system.

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the ILR School, Cornell University. Co-sponsors: The Worker Institute at Cornell, ILR Office of Labor Education Research, ILR Global Labor Institute, Cornell Organization for Labor Action, Cornell Students Against Sweatshops, ILR Office of Career Services, ILR Office of Student Services, Catherwood Library, Cornell Cinema, Cornell Farmworker Program.